§ Mr. Gordon Wilson
asked the Prime Minister if she will ensure that revenue accruing from the Scottish sector of the North Sea is earmarked specifically for projects benefiting Scotland.
§ The Prime Minister
The United Kingdom continental shelf is not divided into sectors which can be attributed to mainland regions. Allocation of resources from a general consolidated fund has, in any case, enabled identifiable public expenditure per head in Scotland to run at some 120 per cent. of that for the United Kingdom as a whole over recent years.